Twitter is beginning a brand new take a look at that permits customers to submit photos, movies, and GIFs in a single multimedia tweet. Till now, customers might submit just one type of media per tweet. However this new format will shake issues up and let folks mix a number of codecs in a single tweet.
The corporate confirmed the take a look at and mentioned it’s out there to some customers for a restricted time. It added that accounts can add tags to each photographs and movies within the tweet.
“We’re testing a brand new function with choose accounts for a restricted time that may enable folks to combine as much as 4 media belongings right into a single Tweet, no matter format. We’re seeing folks have extra visible conversations on Twitter and are utilizing photos, GIFS and movies to make these conversations extra thrilling. With this take a look at we’re hoping to find out how folks mix these totally different media codecs to specific themselves extra creatively on Twitter past 280 characters,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.
Whereas some customers have tweeted concerning the function, it’s not clear how totally different media would seem like a single tweet. We have now requested Twitter for extra particulars.
If we go by screenshots from the app researcher Alessandro Paluzzi again in April, customers will see totally different media in a carousel within the tweet composer they usually can simply take away or add them or change their order.
Twitter’s been operating a lot of restricted exams over the previous couple of months. Earlier this week, it introduced it’s experimenting with a MySpace-like standing function that allows you to connect a tag like “Sizzling take,” “Unpopular opinion,” or “Trip Mode.”
Earlier this month, it additionally started testing a co-authored tweet operate referred to as Co-Tweets and customized timelines constructed by builders.